Greece

Greece hails success of 7-year bond issue

July 17, 2019 admin 0

Greece’s first post-election bond issue fetched 2.5 billion euros (2.8 billion U.S. dollars) on Tuesday, securing a yield of 1.9 percent and a strong interest by long-term investors, according to the Greek national news agency […]

LIFESTYLE

Steep taxes fuel bootleg alcohol consumption in Turkey

July 15, 2019 admin 0

Rising government taxes on alcohol in Turkey in recent years have increased illegal production of alcoholic beverages, causing deaths among people who consume the toxic liquors despite health warnings and crackdowns. Officials suspect methyl alcohol […]

REGIONAL

5 killed in bus accident in northeastern Turkey

July 15, 2019 admin 0

A minibus on Sunday overturned in Turkey’s northeastern province of Giresun, killing at least five and injuring six others, Daily Sabah reported. The passenger minibus driving from the Karaovacik Highland veered off the road in […]

REGIONAL

US anger at Turkish missile purchase

July 13, 2019 admin 0

By Nathan Morley The Turkish Defence Ministry confirmed that the first batch of the Russian S-400 air defence system was delivered to an airbase north of Ankara on Friday. There will be more deliveries in […]